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National Suicide Prevention Hotline
Crisis Text Line
National Postpartum Depression Hotline
National Maternal Mental Health Hotline
Whether to begin or continue medications while pregnant or breastfeeding can be a difficult decision. However, arming yourself with knowledge and information often makes the decision easier
MotherToBaby.org has you covered with up-to-date, evidence-based information about the effects of exposures during pregnancy and lactation.
a drug and lactation database created by the National Institute of Health’s Library of Medicine, provides a wealth of information on drug and chemical exposures while breastfeeding. Information provided includes levels of substances found in breast milk and infant blood, possible adverse effects in the nursing infant, and therapeutic alternatives where appropriate.
The podcast ‘Mother to Baby’ hosted by genetic counselor and mother to four, Chris Stallman, provides a deep dive into the safety and risk of any and all exposures while breastfeeding or pregnant.
created and managed by a rotation of experts at MotherToBaby, provides a foundation of learning on topics related to minimizing exposure risks during pregnancy.
a call center hosted by Texas Tech University that provides current and accurate evidence-based information regarding the use of drugs in pregnant and breastfeeding persons. To contact the Infant Risk Center call (806) 352-2519 or visit their website at www.infantrisk.com
The grief and distress experienced by families during and after pregnancy loss is immeasurable, and often, the emotional experiences of fathers go largely unnoticed.
The podcast ‘Dad Still Standing” aims to address this void by offering a father’s perspective on pregnancy and infant loss, providing tools to help on the grief journey, and offering a community of support for the grieving father.
‘Still Parents” is a podcast aimed at providing support and guidance to father’s after experiencing stillbirth, neonatal death, miscarriage, or medical termination.
Podcast, PostpartumMen, features Dr. Will Courtney who discusses practical ways in which men can overcome postpartum depression.
Miscarriage for Men offers an online platform dedicated to supporting men after miscarriage though guidance, self-help techniques, and chat forums.
The importance of new fathers’ mental health.
Compassionate Friends is a support community offering comfort, hope, friendship, and understanding to bereaved families.
Grieve Out Loud is an online support community that provides a plethora of resources related to infant loss including one-on-one peer support and helpful book recommendations.
Emotional Healing after a Miscarriage: A Guide for Women, Partners, Family and Friends.
March of Dimes provides information on grief for individuals and families as well as resources on grief, low, and healing.
Miscarriage Matters is an online support group consisting of parents who have experienced the loss of a child.
Return to Zero provides compassionate and holistic support for people who have experienced loss during their journey to parenthood Return to Zero Center for Healing.
Star Legacy Foundation focuses on preventing poor pregnancy outcomes and supporting families when prevention isn’t possible. They conduct research, provide education, champion awareness, promote advocacy, and provide family support before, during, and after stillbirth.
Tears Foundation provides financial relief for families who have lost a child by gifting funds to assist with burial or cremation services. Grief support groups and peer companion services also available.
The Black Mamas Matter Alliance is an advocacy group committed to advancing black maternal health, rights, and justice through the creation of a national network of Black women-led and Black-led, maternal and reproductive health professionals.
The Black Women’s Health Imperative is the first nonprofit organization created by Black women to help protect and advance the health and wellness of Black women and girls.
The Perinatal Mental Health Alliance for People of Color, a program within Postpartum Support International (PSI), is geared towards building capacity in the perinatal mental health field to better support families and providers of color around perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.
Queer & Trans Parent Support Group, a FREE online support group sponsored by Postpartum Support International, offers weekly meetings to all members of the queer and trans community who are expecting, adopting, and/or parenting babies up to 2 years old. This group is intended by gestational, non-gestational, and adoptive parents. To register click here
Rainbow Families is a non-profit organization that supports, educates, and connects lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) families, parents, and prospective parents.
The podcast ‘Adventures with Postpartum Depression’ features host Courtney Novak, a postpartum depression survivor, who uses auto-biographical storytelling to help put an end to the stigma surrounding postpartum depression.
Mom and Mind, a podcast led by perinatal mental health specialist Katayune Kaeni, Psy.D., shares real life parenting stories as well as interviews with leaders, experts, and advocates in the maternal mental health field.
Peer-to-peer support model offering 90-minute group sessions sponsored by Postpartum Support International (PSI).